Books in category Poetry – Middle Eastern

  • Angry Voices

    Angry Voices
    Muḥammad Mutawallī

    With its edginess and play of styles, this collection showcases a dynamic, emergent scene.

  • J accuse

    J’accuse
    Aharon Shabtai

    Explosive poems by an Israeli accusing his country of crimes against humanity.

  • the magic my body becomes

    the magic my body becomes
    Jess Rizkallah

    It is the first book in the Etel Adnan Poetry Series, publishing first or second books of poetry in English by writers of Arab heritage.

  • Between Night and Morn

    Between Night and Morn
    Kahlil Gibran

    In this volume of early writings, Gibran’s simple yet lyrical style crosses from prose to poetry and yields insight into his dedication and inner vision of beauty, including the tale of a strange hermit in “The Tempest,” the discovery …

  • A Millennium of Classical Persian Poetry

    A Millennium of Classical Persian Poetry
    Wheeler McIntosh Thackston

    The Persian metrical system and poetic forms are explained, and selections are given from the works of all major poets, from Rudaki in the tenth century to Bahar in the twentieth, with annotations of difficult grammatical constructions and …

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    ديوان القرن السادس (1107/8/22 – 1204/8/28 م) – دائرة المعارف الحسينية
    آية الله الدکتور الشیخ محمّد صادق محمّد الکرباسي

    Sixth Century (Hijra) Poetry: 1204/8/28 – 1107/8/22 (Hussaini Encyclopedia)

  • With This Night

    With This Night
    Leah Goldberg, Annie Kantar

    In the wake of overwhelming new attention on Goldberg's work in Israel, With This Night makes available for the first time in English the final collection of poetry that Goldberg published during her lifetime.

  • Rumi

    Rumi
    Jonathan Star

    Jonathan Star has assembled selections of Rumi?s verse in a treasury that spans the poet?s life and includes his most celebrated and poignant work.

  • The Poetry of Iranian Women

    The Poetry of Iranian Women
    Sheema Kalbasi, Deisi Di Nardi

    The Poetry of Iranian Women is full of passionate and vital poems that speak of universal themes with grace, craft, sensual imagery, and sociopolitical angst.

  • The Nightingales are Drunk

    The Nightingales are Drunk
    Hafez

    Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions. Rumi (1207-73). Rumi's Selected Poems is available in Penguin Classics.

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